getting bleeder nipple loose


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Old 05-08-03, 10:13 AM
jcpike
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getting bleeder nipple loose

91 Toyota P/U
Can't get bleeder loose on rear wheel cylinder.
Any hints ? besides replacing cylinder
Thanks
 
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Old 05-08-03, 11:28 AM
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Spray it good with PB Blaster. If it still won't break loose, don't waste your time. Pitch the wheel cylinder, they are dirt cheap for most applications.

It's not worth saving 25 bucks on something like that. If the screw is that tight, the cylinder is likely wasted anyhow.
 
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Old 05-10-03, 04:45 PM
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This problem has reached epic proportions at work, seems salt water and dissimler metals cause problems, you think they would have thought of that, but any way..... we just buy bleeder screws in bulk and use an ease-out to remove them.
 
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Old 05-12-03, 04:57 AM
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Thanks for the comments!
I sprayed with penetrating oil and a couple of good smacks with the hammer, presto!!!!

JP
 
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Old 05-12-03, 07:01 AM
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Good deal.
 
 

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